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Descriptor in English: Amino Acids
Descriptor in Spanish: Aminoácidos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Aminoácidos
Descriptor in French: Acides aminés
Entry term(s): Acids, Amino
Tree number(s): D12.125
SP4.097.036.604.345
Scope note: Organic compounds that generally contain an amino (-NH2) and a carboxyl (-COOH) group. Twenty alpha-amino acids are the subunits which are polymerized to form proteins.
Annotation: /urine permitted but consider also RENAL AMINOACIDURIAS
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
History Note: /metabolism was AMINO ACID METABOLISM 1965; /metabolism was AMINO ACID METABOLISM see under PROTEIN METABOLISM 1963-64
See also the descriptors: Receptors, Amino Acid MeSH
DeCS UI: 600
Descriptor UI: D000596
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/01/24
Amino Acids - Preferred
Concept UI M0000922
Scope note Organic compounds that generally contain an amino (-NH2) and a carboxyl (-COOH) group. Twenty alpha-amino acids are the subunits which are polymerized to form proteins.
Preferred term Amino Acids
Entry term(s) Acids, Amino



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